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Maidana: I'd Fight Amir Khan Tomorrow in Manchester

By Chris LaBate

Junior welterweight Marcos Maidana (29-2, 27KOs) is looking for another at the WBA 140-pound champion Amir Khan (24-1, 17KOs). They fought to in a "Fight of The Year" battle on December 11 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Khan won a close twelve round unanimous decision. People contnue to ask Maidana about a rematch, which he is willing to take before Khan's fans in Manchester, England. Maidana says he would take the fight tomorrow if they signed it again, but he's not too sure if Khan is willing to do it again.

"I don't think Khan would give me the rematch, but I'd fight him tomorrow in Manchester. [The] rematch with Khan is not gonna happen next. I don't make excuses for the first fight. He beat me. Let's do it again," Maidana wrote on Twitter.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by fdotorres on 02-06-2011

[QUOTE=Dave Rado;10056240]You're being ridiculous. Ortiz is ranked #9 by The Ring. He deserved a win against Peterson and easily beat his previous two opponents. In the first fight with Maidana, Ortiz's tactics were all wrong. He tried to outslug a…

Comment by Dave Rado on 02-04-2011

[QUOTE=fdotorres;10056192]why would he? he didn't in their first fight and made him quit while he was ahead. he destroyed his fighters mentality and ruined his potentially great career[/QUOTE] You're being ridiculous. Ortiz is ranked #9 by The Ring. He deserved…

Comment by tito_bandito on 02-04-2011

[QUOTE=fdotorres;10056192]why would he? he didn't in their first fight and made him quit while he was ahead. he destroyed his fighters mentality and ruined his potentially great career[/QUOTE] Maidana said he wouldn't rematch Ortiz because he hits too hard...he know…

Comment by fdotorres on 02-04-2011

[QUOTE=tito_bandito;10052621]Ortiz has been wanting this rematch he's been fighting cautiously because that's the style he wants for the maidana rematch...Ortiz made Khan's power look like pitty pats when Khan faught Maidana it was a technical miss match he almost got…

Comment by tito_bandito on 02-03-2011

Ortiz has been wanting this rematch he's been fighting cautiously because that's the style he wants for the maidana rematch...Ortiz made Khan's power look like pitty pats when Khan faught Maidana it was a technical miss match he almost got…

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